'He is not able to digest…': Rayudu burned live on remark 'CSK should give RCB one of their IPL trophies'

After a thrilling single-court battle in which Royal Challengers Bengaluru prevailed in the final to script a 27-run victory over defending champions Chennai Super Kings to continue their fairytale journey to the series playoffs, fans witnessed another RCB vs CSK clash live. aired in the post-match show where veteran cricketers Varun Aaron and Ambati Rayudu indulged in a little banter.

Ambati Rayudu and Varun Aaron during their on-air banter

A superb batting performance from Virat Kohlicaptain Faf du Plessis and Rajat Patidar saw RCB set a massive total of 219 against CSK. Given that Chennai held a higher net run rate at the time of the match, calculations revealed that the hosts needed to restrict the visitors to 201 runs to win the match and make the playoffs.

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After a horrible start losing two wickets in 14 balls for 19 runs, Chennai revived thanks to the efforts of Ajinkya Rahane, Rachin Ravindra and Ravindra Jadeja. RCB remained in the contest with consistent wickets, but with the arrival of MS Dhoni, the match seemed to slip away towards the end before Yash Dayal held his nerve to deny the former captain a magical moment in the final as he defended 17 runs to help RCB win.

The scintillating victory as part of RCB's stellar comeback from the bottom of the points table to the playoffs sparked wild celebrations from fans, which then led to Rayudu, a former CSK player, throwing a cheeky glance at the franchise. Speaking live on Star Sports, he felt that given the way RCB fans celebrated the victory, it seemed like they had already won the trophy. He added that CSK should actually hand them one of their five trophies so that they can parade through the streets to celebrate the victory at Chinnaswamy on Saturday.

“RCB have already won the IPL. We saw what the reaction was on the streets of Bengaluru, in fact CSK should give one of their trophies to RCB to parade,” he said. declared.

In response to the dig, Aaron, a former RCB fast bowler, came up with a savage response. He said, “He is just not able to digest the fact that RCB knocked out CSK. »

RCB will next face 2008 champions Rajasthan Royals at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad in the Eliminator on Wednesday. Bengaluru are currently on a six-match winning streak, having not lost a match since April 25, while Rajasthan, who were at one point top of the table and were tipped to finish among the top two, have lost four matches in a row to remain winless. in May.

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